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  • Short Summary

    Cuts for an unidentified ladies tennis match from the 1940s.

  • Description

    Cuts for an unidentified ladies tennis match from the 1940s.

    Various shots show the two female players coming onto the court (Centre Court at Wimbledon?) and posing with their bouquets of flowers. Several shots of the match. L/S of Queen Mary arriving and taking her seat in the royal box. The women mop their brows.

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    Film ID:
    728.20
    Media URN:
    34834
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:20:00 / 01:31:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1497?

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  1. scorpio1163 says

    This match is the women's singles final from 1946 Wimbledon. The players are US Wightman Cup team members, Pauline Betz (in skirt) and Louise Brough (in shorts). Betz won the final in straight sets.

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